File Extension Library

.AFF File Extension

  • Developer by: Kingsoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .AFF files and how to open them?

Can't open .AFF file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .AFF file.

What is a .AFF file extension?

.AFF file extension is created by Kingsoft. .AFF has been classified as Data Files. The format of .AFF file is Text.

.AFF is Spellcheck Dictionary Description File

Dictionary file used by Kingsoft Writer, a free Windows application similar to Word; stores information that describes the accompanying .DIC spellcheck dictionary file.

The AFF and DIC files are used to add new spellchecking dictionaries for different languages, such as Italian and French, to Kingsoft Writer. You can download .ZIP dictionary packages that contain the AFF and DIC files and install them in Writer.

List of all softwares that can open the Spellcheck Dictionary Description File
Kingsoft Writer
File Type 2 AFF Disk Image
Developer by: Basis Technology Category: Disk Image Files Format: Binary

Disk image created in the Advanced Forensics Format (AFF), an open file format used to capture digital evidence for legal proceedings; can store both raw disk data and arbitrary metadata; supports two kinds of compression, zlib and LZMA.

An AFF file can be divided into a split archive of multiple files that use the .AFD file extension. Advanced Forensics Format programs can also extract metadata from the disk image and store it separately in an .AFM file.

Version 2 of the AFF specification also supports encryption.

List of all softwares that can open the AFF Disk Image
PassMark OSForensics
GetData Mount Image Pro

How to fix problems with .AFF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AFF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AFF file format
  2. You need to check the .AFF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)